Size of Dyn's proposed Millyard sign is sticking point for Manchester officials
A rendering of the proposed Dyn sign that the company wants to place atop 150 Dow St. in the Manchester Millyard. (COURTESY)
"It was really keeping in spirit with the Millyard. It shows the heritage and a connection to the future," Chynoweth said Tuesday. He said the company is passionate about erecting a sign, and internal discussions are underway.
Last Thursday, the Zoning Board of Adjustment turned down a variance that would allow the sign on the roof of Dyn headquarters at 150 Dow St. The Manchester Heritage Commission had previously OK'd plans for the sign.
"The size of the sign is the problem," said William Bevelaqua, zoning board chairman. He suggested it be shrunk in half. City regulations say a sign can be 500 square feet in the Millyard; the Dyn sign was calculated at 1,470 square feet.
"It was a sign of progress, a sign of vibrancy. It was big on the past, big on the future," Chynoweth said.
However, the owner of the 540 Commercial St. building worried that one variance would lead to others, and the Millyard would end up looking like Coney Island.
The vote against the variance was 4-1.
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